State motorists are paying 2.6 cents more for gas this week, reports AAA Michigan. The current statewide average is just over $3.55 per gallon, 23.4 cents less than last year.

Gas prices in and around Flint are averaging just under $3.55 per gallon, up seven cents from last week, but still down from last year's price of $3.75.

The lowest gas prices in the state right now are in Benton Harbor where they are averaging $3.48 a gallon.

AAA surveys 2,800 Michigan gas stations daily. For more information, visit To find the cheapest gas nationwide, go to and look for AAA Fuel Price Finder.